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Sachar, Louis, 1954-

Holes / Louis Sachar. - New York : Dell Laurel-Leaf Books, 2001, c1998. - 231 p. ; 18 cm.

As further evidence of his family's bad fortune which they attribute to a curse on a distant relative, Stanley Yelnats is sent to a hellish correctional camp in the Texas desert where he finds his first real friend, a treasure, and a new sense of himself.

National Book Award, 1998. Newbery Medal, 1999.

9780440228592 (pbk.)


Juvenile delinquency--Fiction.
Homeless persons--Fiction.
Buried treasure--Fiction.

PZ7.S1185 / Ho 2001